SLiM Kota Kinabalu 26-Nov-2013

This capacity building seminar in Kota Kinabalu is a continuation of the SLiM campaign with the objectives of promoting a greater understanding of sustainable development, as well as presenting practical case studies on implementing sustainable living.  The seminar will be also be the first public event which EPSM will release the results of the SLiM survey.

PROGRAM

8.00 am          Registration

OPENING SESSION

9.00 am          Welcome Remarks

9.25 am          Opening Address by Datuk Abidin Madingkir, Mayor, Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu

9.50 am          SESSION 1: UNDERSTANDING THE CONCEPT – ‘SUSTAINABLE’

Randolph Jeremiah, Vice President, EPSM and Datin Sushiela McCoy, Chair, SLiM Working Group, EPSM

Professor Dr Phang Siew Nooi, Universiti Utara Malaysia

 10.40 am        *Tea Break

11.00 am        SESSION 2: IMPLEMENTING THE CONCEPT ‘SUSTAINABLE’

Lee Lih-Shyan, Head, One Stop Centre Unit, and Secretariat, Petaling Jaya Low Carbon City Task Force, MBPJ

11.30am         SESSION 3: MEASURING SUSTAINABILITY AND STEPS FOR  ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Randolph Jeremiah, Vice President, EPSM

11.55am         SESSION 4: A SAMPLING OF MALAYSIA’S SUSTAINABILITY STATUS

Malaysian Lifestyle Behaviour – EPSM’s SGP Project on Measuring the Carbon, Water and Food Footprints of Malaysian Households

Nithi Nesadurai, President, EPSM

12.20pm         SESSION 5: LIVING WITHIN ECOLOGICAL LIMITS

Anthony Tan, Executive Director, Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (CETDEM)

      •  Reducing the Food Footprint

Nithi Nesadurai, President, EPSM

1.00pm           *Lunch

2.15pm           SESSION 5: LIVING WITHIN ECOLOGICAL LIMITS (CONT’D)

Anthony Tan, Executive Director, CETDEM

Joann Lim, Hon. Secretary, EPSM and Noor Akmar Shah Mohd Nordin, Vice President, Industrial Processes and Biodiversity Division, Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (MGTC)

 3.05pm           *Tea Break

3.25pm           SESSION 6: CASE STUDIES AT THE LOCAL AUTHORITY,  COMMUNITY, HOUSEHOLD AND INDIVIDUAL LEVELS

Anthony Tan, Executive Director, CETDEM

Joann Lim, Hon. Secretary, EPSM

Robert Lipon, Director of Cleanliness and Environmental Health Department, Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (DBKK)

4.50pm           CLOSING SESSION

Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks by Nithi Nesadurai, President, EPSM

*Only vegetarian food will be served in the interest of sustainable living and a lower ecological footprint

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